Plead The 5th Imperial Stout | Dark Horse Brewing Company

Plead The 5th Imperial StoutPlead The 5th Imperial Stout
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Plead The 5th Imperial StoutPlead The 5th Imperial Stout

Brewed by:
Dark Horse Brewing Company
Michigan, United States

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
2010 and pre: white label
2011: white label OR black label with black no logo cap
2012: black label with logo cap
2013: black label with logo cap, ABV of 11% in the top right corner and new government warning
2014 - white label with black logo cap, ABV of 11% in the top right corner, government warning on bottom right side of label

Added by HopHead84 on 09-27-2008

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Ratings: 3,982 |  Reviews: 933
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4.59/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a coffee mug (the only way to drink stout in the morning!).

Pours a deep a deep black with 1-2 fingers of dark mocha head, dissipating quickly to a creamy collar and leaving slight lacing. Massive roasted malts, dark chocolate, a bit of coffee in the nose. On the palate the dark roasted malts shine through with lots of dry coffee, fudge, dark chocolate and some nice bitterness. The mouthfeel is thick and creamy with just the right amount of carbonation. Overall, this is just a delicious, well balanced stout, one of my new favorites!

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -13%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4/5  rDev -7.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

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4/5  rDev -7.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of d5001986
4.11/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle poured into Spiegelau tulip.

A: Pours a pure inky black with just a trace of tan head.

S: Roasted malt, coffee, molasses, and vanilla.

T: Roasted malt, burnt coffee, vanilla, and bitter dark chocolate up front; with some smokiness, spicy pepper, and light nuttiness. Also a moderate bitterness follows.

M: A good thick and oily body, just right to the style. Little carbonation comes through.

O: A very nice impression of the style, rich yet drinks easy as far as stouts go. Overall solid, and a good buy.

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

Plead The 5th Imperial Stout from Dark Horse Brewing Company
Beer rating: 95.9% out of 100 with 3,982 ratings
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